On the shore of Lake Victoria a local conservation group is retraining fishermen to become bird guides in an uphill effort to protect Uganda's wetlands which harbor about 50 percent of all African birds.
From helping boost mountain gorilla numbers in Rwanda to fostering better relations between locals and wildlife in Mozambique, eco@africa has visited a host of great ecotourism projects in Africa. Here are our top five.
On this week's eco@africa we find out about protecting birds in Uganda, renting baby clothes, and creating energy in Kenya by harvesting the power of organic waste and dung.
Kenya and Rwanda have banned poultry products from Uganda after a confirmed outbreak of bird flu. Ugandan authorities detected the virus after a mass die-off of birds on the shores of Lake Victoria.
A bog may not sound like a thing of beauty. But peat marshes like Fochteloërveen in the Netherlands are not only home to unique flora – they also protect our climate by locking in carbon dioxide.
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